Category: The Boardgame Review Room

Roleplaying and board games reviews, podcasts, videos and interviews

Podcast Episode- The Boardgame Review Room: Freedom – The Underground Railroad

Slavery has played a horrific role in the history of many countries for a very, very long time. Far from being a thing of the past, slavery is still very present in modern day and efforts to eradicate it continue. Learning from history is probably the best way to understand where we come from and…
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Podcast Episode – The Boardgame Review Room: Dominare

Published in 2012 by AEG, Dominare is part of the Tempest series of boardgame that the prolific company has released and that includes Mercante and others. In Dominare you try to gain control of the city of Tempest by spreading your influence through the city and developing a network to control the different areas of…
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Podcast Episode – The Boardgame Review Room Gluck Auf

I haven’t played an Euro with good theme since O2. And that wasn’t a game for beginners either. In fact it was quite a hard game. Michael Chamberlain was very excited about Gluck Auf but, since for him a headache induced by a game is the best way to rate how good a game is,…
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Podcast episode – The Boardgame Review Room: Serpent’s Tongue

For a long time now I have been looking forward to playing Serpent’s Tongue, a game I came across at Spiel at the Arctic Union booth. The game looked just gorgeous and the premise was seriously alluring; two magi battle by casting spells against each other. Presented like that you’d be forgiven for thinking I…
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Podcast Episode – The Boardgame Review Room: X-Wing

By Paco Garcia Jaen, Michael Chamberlain and Max Murray Star Wars has been at the heart of Science Fiction and geek culture since the first time it was screened in 1977 and the X-Wing has been one of the most iconic space crafts in the series. Thus it was no surprise that Fantasy Flight chose…
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